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Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a widely prevalent type of cancer, which usually does not produce severe symptoms in the initial stages. Problems in urination, blood in urine and semen, sudden loss of weight, erectile dysfunction, pain in the bone, and decreased force in the urine stream are the signs of prostate cancer. Age, obesity, and family history increases the risk. It can be prevented by a healthy diet, regular exercise, and maintaining an ideal body weight.

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Kindly review the MRI of my prostate gland.

Query: Hello doctor, I just recently had magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). I wanted to get your opinion on it. I am a 52-year-old with a genetic father who died of prostate cancer. My prostate specific antigen (PSA) scores have ranged from as high as 3 to as low as 2 in the past couple of years. My most r...  Read Full »

Dr. Andrew Chellakumar Fenn

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I will get back to you. I am unable to open the files you attached. I have asked for technical support. In the meanwhile, if you could resend the files or re-attach them, as well as contact support, it would be a great help. Sorry for the incon...  Read Full »

How to treat my father’s prostate cancer conservatively?

Query: Hello doctor,My dad is a prostate cancer patient and underwent IGRT last year with a Gleason of 3+4. I have three questions: He has already taken seven Zoladex injections and his PSA over the last two years has been less than 0.20 ng/mL, his last being 0.03 ng/mL. How many more doses does he need to...  Read Full »

Dr. Andrew Chellakumar Fenn

Answer: Hello, Welcome to According to your query: Eight to twelve injections is the standard. For your dad, I suggest giving the same for three years (12 injections) of treatment. As testosterone levels drop, weakness sets in. This is a side effect of treatment If he is unable to tolerate th...  Read Full »

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